Video footage captures the moment when an explosive drone, piloted by Houthi rebels, exploded over a Yemen army parade. It killed six soldiers and injured at least 20 more, including the army’s chief of staff.
Tobias Schneider, a Research Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute, identifies it as a Qasef-1 loaded with shrapnel.
“Very effective attack. Houthi drone tactics are fascinating. Commonly used to blind Saudi/Coalition radars to cover missile launches (tactic pioneered by Hezbollah vs Isreal), sometimes as impromptu cruise missile itself.”
Indeed, the military death toll of 6 equals that of the 2018 cruise missile campaign launched by Trump against Syria.